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Entries by Dr. Irene S. Levine from 09/2009

Crossing Washington Square: A Chick Lit Author Hits Her Stride

| Posted 09.06.2009 | Healthy Living

I was delighted to have the opportunity to interview Joanne Rendell, author of Crossing Washington Square. This is intelligent chick lit, an engaging story beautifully told.

Am I My Friend's Keeper?

| Posted 09.07.2009 | Healthy Living

Over the past six months I've been friends with a 25-year-old girl, and I'm a 37-year-old woman. She is where I used to be: bingeing, playing the victim role, can't find love, affection, or the attention she needs.

Speed-Friending: Helping Busy Women to Connect

| Posted 09.10.2009 | Healthy Living

Sad but true: The large majority of female friendships come to an end. So women need to replenish their inventory from time to time.

BFFs Until They Grew Apart

| Posted 09.15.2009 | Healthy Living

In Western culture, women are often judged by their ability to make and keep friends, so the demise of a friendship is experienced as a failure.

On Women's Friendship Day: Five Ways to Make Yourself a Keeper

| Posted 09.19.2009 | Healthy Living

Unless you're an alumnus of Kappa Delta Sorority (unlikely) or a friend of mine (less likely), you probably don't know that Sunday, September 20, 2009...

Could You Be a Toxic friend? 5 Sure Signs

| Posted 09.28.2009 | Healthy Living

If you're finding that you're having frequent conflicts, you have to consider whether there's something you are doing or saying that's sabotaging your own friendships.